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Fair Go for Canberra Forum

10 October at 16:00 – 18:30 Manning Clark Theatre 6 This will be a forum to discuss community coalitions as a political force. Our keynote speaker is Jenna Price, academic at University of Technology Sydney, Canberra Times columnist, and a co-founder of Destroy the Joint.RSVP: www.fairgoforcanberra.org.au
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Family & Community Day Stall

This Family & Community Day, come by the Fair Go for Canberra stall for a free sausage and a yarn. This year, we’re talking about how the Federal Budget has hit Canberra hardest. We’re angry about the Government’s plans to: • Slash the public service•...
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March Australia

The people united for better government. Sunday 12 noon 31 August 2014   Speaker’s corner:   John Minns (Refugee Action Committee) – refugee rights Kim Sattler (UnionsACT) – workers rights, publice service cuts Tjanara Goreng Goreng  (UC) – Aboriginal Australian sovereignty Rod Campbell (The Australia...
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*TODAY* Canberra Student Rally Against the Budget

The National Union of Students has called a National Day of Action on August 20 = rally on every campus.We’re on board because this federal budget’s treatment of higher education + welfare is an attack on students:~ 20% cut to public funding for uni...
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Snap Medicare Rally

On 6-7 August 1974 Labor succeeded in revolutionising the way we do health care in Australia with the introduction of Medicare. The 40th Anniversary of the passage of the Health Insurance Commission Bill is a landmark in the history of healthcare and the Parliament. Stephen Jones...
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International Cleaners Day

Canberra Cleaners are bearing the brunt of more broken promises from Tony Abbott. On “Red Tape Repeal Day” Tony Abbott’s government axed legislation that ensured Clean Start rates of pay and job security for cleaners in Canberra’s federal buildings.From July 1, these cleaners stand...
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May Day 2014

UnionsACT was host this year’s Annual May Day Toast on Thursday, 1st May at the Woden Tradies Club.The event was run from 5.30pm to 7.30pm with guest speaker, Senator Doug Cameron.The Annual May Day Award has been presented to union members who have made a significant contribution...
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Bernie Banton launch of asbestos awareness bus in Canberra

Canberra’s toxic asbestos legacy made it the perfect location to launch a new asbestos awareness van which will tour the country over the coming months. The Bernie Banton Foundation, which promotes awareness and education around all forms of asbestos, launched  its Mobile Asbestos Education...
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